Were you aware that even the strongest of dental implants can become damaged if not cared for properly. What does the typical dentist have to say and how can you protect these invaluable tooth replacements?

– If you suspect that you are grinding your teeth when you sleep, ask if it is possible to wear a custom-made mouthpiece.

– Never use your teeth for anything other than chewing foods.

– As always, speak with an oral care professional if you think that a problem might exist.

“Use your teeth for chewing, nothing else!”

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Dr. Fraser Hendrie BDS (Glasg.) MFGDP (UK)

Fraser is a Glasgow graduate with over 20 years of experience. He is the one of the principal dentists at Craigentinny Dental Care in Edinburgh. He has a reputation for consistent, high quality work and a love of innovation. Many of Dr Hendrie’s patients travel from the far reaches of Scotland, the UK and beyond. So wherever you live from Portobello or around Edinburgh to further afield he will be pleased to meet you. He is a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association, British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, and has studied at the Pankey Institute in Miami on several occasions. Fraser has particular interests in Dental Implantology, Preventive dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and information technology. Fraser has also been admitted to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners by examination. Fraser is married with two young children and lives in Edinburgh. In his free time he enjoys running, cycling, and kite-surfing.